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"To promote public safety, security and justice through empirical research, legislative advocacy, demonstration programmes and publications in partnership with government, civil society and the private sector"
CLEEN Foundation in June 2008 moved to her new office complex (CLEEN Foundation Resource Centre) in Lagos. In futherance of her mission to promote public saftey, security and justice through empirical research, legislative advocacy and demonstration.. more
Our conference room is available for your business meetings, workshops, seminars, trainings e.t.c, with a seating capacity of up to 50 persons. A public address system with 2 cordless microphones, mulimedia projector, visual system presenter, DVD more
WAGING PEACE IN WEST AFRICA: A GOOD PRACTICES GUIDE TO DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE OF THE SECURITY SECTOR
Since the 1990s, the 15 countries of the Economic Commission of West Africa States (ECOWAS) have established rule of law, functioning state institutions and relatively good governance. Furthermore, these ECOWAS countries have also experienced relatively strong rates of economic growth that is higher than the Africa average. However, in the recent past, these ECOWAS countries have also witnessed three waves of insecurity on a scale large. The continued growth of the economies of West African states and the wellbeing of their peoples will depend on the ability of these countries to address the collective and individual security challenges which they currently face.......Read more.
LES CONFLITS ET LA GOUVERNANCE DE LA SECURITE EN AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST
La gouvernance du secteur de la sécurité est une partie cruciale de l’histoire de la gouvernance précoloniale africaine avec toutes les guerres interethniques et religieuses à la fois internes et externes. Cette situation est due au fait que le système traditionnel de séparation de pouvoirs entre le commandant des forces belligérantes et les autorités gouvernementales était clair dans le cas où le roi ou la reine conduisait les forces sur le champ de batailles. Il y avait également les coups d’état, puis étaient intervenus les colonialistes qui étaient venus avec leur propre système, instruments et institutions se servant de la force non pas pour la sécurité mais pour une exploitation politique et économique. ......Read more
CONFLICTS AND SECURITY GOVERNANCE IN WEST AFRICA
Security sector governance is a crucial part of pre-colonial African history of governance with all the inter-ethnic and religious wars from within and without. This is because the traditional system of separation of powers between the Commander of the fighting forces and the ruling authority was clear even in cases where the King or Queen led the forces to the war front. There were also coup d’etats, and then came the colonialists who brought in their own system, instruments, and institutions and used force not for security but for political and economic exploitation.During this period, the rule of law, respect for human rights and the states’ responsibility to protect were far distant.....Read more.
INSTITUTIONAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF CLEEN FOUNDATION
Taking a moment to reflect on the impact and outcomes of journey so far, we found the record of the services delivered by the CLEEN Foundation in the period 1998-2013 to be very remarkable and commendable. Yet even more remarkable were the fond memories which our stakeholders shared about their experience of working with us. These memories come to us even after we have concluded our engagements and pulled out of some of the communities we had worked in. We were touched not only that people remembered the difference we made, but also that they saw the.....Read more.
SECURITY THREAT ASSESSMENT TOWARDS 2015 ELECTIONS
The merger between the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP) and other smaller parties, has provided an opportunity for opposition parties to align and challenge the dominance of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This however will also provide the backdrop for a keenly contested election in 2015. The zoning arrangement for the presidency is also a key issue that will define the face of the 2015 elections and possible security consequences.Across the six geopolitical zones, other factors will define.These include the persisting state of insecurity from the insurgency and activities of......Read more.